NORTH COAST RAILROAD AUTHORITY (NCRA)

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

REGULAR AND ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AGENDA

 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2001 AT 10:00 A.M.

 

WILLITS CITY COUNCIL CHAMBERS

111 EAST COMMERCIAL STREET
WILLITS, MENDOCINO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, USA

 

 

 

A.       CALL TO ORDER

 

B.       ROLL CALL

 

C.       ANNUAL BOARD ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS

 

D.        MINUTES

            Approve Minutes of December 20, 2000 Regular Board Meeting

 

E.        AGENDA APPROVAL

 

F.        PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

            This portion of the Agenda allows the public to speak to the Board on various issues not     

            itemized on this Agenda.  Pursuant to the Brown Act, the Board may not take action on

            an item that does not appear on the Agenda.

 

G.       CONDUCT OF BUSINESS

 

1.     Approve Contract for Fiber Optic Consultant

            2.     Approve Format for Encroachment Application/Permit

            3.     Discuss Property Management Services

            4.     Discuss AB 2928 Debt Reduction Funding

            5.     Designate Conflict of Interest Reporting Positions

            6.     Consider Programmatic Agreement

 

H.        LIAISON REPORTS

 

            1.      Northwestern Pacific Railroad Authority (NWPRA) – Mr. Bridges

            2.      Legislation – Mr. Bridges

3.         Passenger – Dir. Hemphill, Dir. Schlienger, Dir. Opalach

            4.      Cities – Dir. Mackenzie

            5.      Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit Commission (SMART) – Chair Jehn

            6.      Mendocino Council of Governments Technical Advisory Committee – Ms. Logan      

            7.      Web Site – Chair Jehn

            8.      Contractor – Northwestern Pacific Railway Co. LLC (NWPY)

 

I.         EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR REPORT – Max H. Bridges

 

J.         PROPERTY MANAGER REPORT – Cyndee Logan

 

K.        LEGAL REPORT – General Counsel Christopher J. Neary

 

L.         MATTERS FROM BOARD MEMBERS

 

M.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF NEXT MEETING

 

            Regular Board Meeting – February 21, 2001 10:00 a.m.

            Eureka City Council Chambers, 531 K Street, Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA

 

N.       CLOSED SESSION

 

            1.     Conference with Real Estate Negotiator – Ms. Logan

                    Government Code Section 54946.8

                    a.     Sale of Ukiah Depot

                    b.     Mendocino Redwood

                    c.     Fiber Optics

                    d.     Burgess – Legal Action

 

            2.     Conference with Legal Counsel – Potential Litigation    

                    Government Code Section 54956.9(a)

                    TXL v. NCRA, Pending in Humboldt County

                   

            3.     Conference with Legal Counsel – Initiate Litigation    

                    Government Code Section 54956.9(c)

                    Determine with Reference to Improved Project

 

O.        ANNOUNCEMENT OF ACTION TAKEN IN CLOSED SESSION

 

P.         ADJOURNMENT